Genetics Products

  • Protecting Traditional Knowledge

    The WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore

    Edited by Daniel F. Robinson, Ahmed Abdel-Latif, Pedro Roffe

    This is the first comprehensive review of the Intergovernmental Committee (IGC) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) established in 2000. It provides an in-depth consideration of the key thematic areas within WIPO discussions – genetic resources (GRs), traditional knowledge (TK)…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Metagenomics in Agriculture and Food Production

    Edited by Ryan C. Fink

    Inexpensive high-throughput sequencing has allowed for the complete characterization of microorganisms inhabiting the most diverse environmental niches, including agricultural- and food-related niches. This approach is generally referred to as metagenomics and its application to solving…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Genetics and the Lives of Geneticists

    By Krishna Dronamraju

    Genetics, like all scientific disciplines, is a human endeavor. Thus, the lives of geneticists - their friendships, colleagues and associations - play an important role in the historical development of the science. This book summarizes the history of genetics by reviewing the lives of the prominent…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Genomes 4

    4th Edition

    By T. A. Brown

    The 4th edition of Genomes has been completely revised and updated to make it a thoroughly modern textbook about genomes and how they are investigated. As with the 3rd edition, techniques come first, then genome anatomies, followed by genome function, and finally genome evolution.&…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Garland Science

  • Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine

    Edited by Il-Jin Kim

    This book covers almost all fields of cancer genetics and genomics for personalized medicine. Surely, the one-fits-all approach does not work anymore for disease treatment. Targeted therapy or precision medicine or personalized medicine is becoming a standard for many disease treatments including…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • Three Daughters, Three Journeys

    Quest for Cancer Cure

    By Jill Charles, Indrani Mondal, Ranjita Chattopadhyay, Ananda Chakrabarty

    Cancer threatens the lives of people around the world. Women, in particular, are at risk of certain cancers with a genetic cause. Certain mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes put mothers and daughters at risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Unlike many cancers that most commonly occur after age 60…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • Heredity and Politics

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    This book, first published in 1938, is based on the Muirhead Lectures given at Birmingham University in February and March of 1937. The first half of this book is mainly devoted to an exposition of the principles of genetics, whilst the second half deals with more controversial topics, with the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it? Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Human Genetics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ricki Lewis

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure biological science and explanation for rare disorders to a field that is profoundly altering health care for everyone. This thoroughly updated new edition of Human Genetics: The Basics provides a concise background of gene structure and function through…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Phylogenomic Data Acquisition

    Principles and Practice

    By W. Bryan Jennings

    Phylogenomics is a rapidly growing field of study concerned with using genome-wide data—usually in the form of DNA sequence loci—to infer the evolution of genes, genomes, and the Tree of Life. Accordingly, this discipline connects many areas in biology including molecular and genomic evolution,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    CRC Press

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